The Commissioners and Trustees for The Forfeited Estates, On Three Appeals v George Lockhart of Carnwath, Esq;: HL 6 Feb 1725

Presumption – Bond – Bonds of pension granted to an advocate, afterwards President of the Session, during his continuance to be an advocate, are sued on, after his death by his son, as wholly remaining due, after the lapse of a good many years from their dates; and are sustained till the date of the grantee’s becoming President of the Session, his son giving his oath of credulity as to any payments made on the debts acclaimed.

[1725] UKHL Robertson – 514, (1725) Robertson 514

Legal Professions

Updated: 30 November 2021; Ref: scu.554116